fire prevention

Helping Californians w/ Wildfires: A Message from Rep. Huffman

Hello,    This summer, California has seen more devastating wildfires than we’ve experienced in recorded history, building on a trend of record-breaking years. The science is clear: immediate, bold action is needed to protect our communities from extreme weather and climate-driven megafires.      I’m sending you this message to keep you up to date with the work I have been …

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Our land was taken. But we still hold the knowledge of how to stop mega-fires | Bill Tripp | Opinion | The Guardian

“The land is still sacred and it will forever be part of us. We hold the knowledge of fire, forests, water, plants and animals that is needed to revitalize our human connection and responsibility to this land.”  Our land was taken. But we still hold the knowledge of how to stop mega-fires | Bill Tripp …

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Save this info: Important contact info for Sonoma County this fire season

From my wonderful neighbor. It’s another extremely dry summer (drought conditions), and we’re now in wildfire season (and will be for probably the next 5 months or so). Below are some links to local and national resources for fire prevention as well as other emergency preparedness and disaster response resources for any time of year …

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ICYMI: WILDFIRE RISK – A NEW WEBSITE TOOL (Sonoma County, greater risk than 47% of counties in California.

ICYMI (in case you missed it)  From a local activist group: FYI one of our members was on a webinar today using a new website tool that compares wildfire risk specifically to homes by city and county across the U.S. Here is what is says about Sonoma County: Populated areas in Sonoma County have, on average, …

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UPDATE: LA TIMES: Unprecedented power outages begin in California as winds bring critical fire danger

North Bay residents upset, hot air balloons continue to fly after no winds develop overnight LA TIMES: Unprecedented power outages begin in California as winds bring critical fire danger By Joseph Serna, Jaclyn Cosgrove, Patrick McGreevy Oct. 9, 2019 8 AM SACRAMENTO —  In an unprecedented move, Pacific Gas & Electric early Wednesday began shutting off power to …

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